EVENT DATE : November 18, 1:00PM
Hampton National Historic Site, Towson

Dressed in period attire, a park ranger will guide visitors through authentic slave quarters, dairy and overseer’s house. nps.gov/hamp

EVENT DATE : November 26, 8:00PM
Harold J. Kaplan Concert Hall, Towson University

Powerful rhythms, lush melodic lines and a visceral concert-going experience are on offer in this concert, courtesy of Towson’s talented student percussionists. events.towson.edu

EVENT DATE : 2, 9, 16, 27-30
Fire Museum of Maryland

See the festive model train display at the Fire Museum of Maryland on December 2, 9, 16 and 27-30 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at 1301 York Road, Lutherville. FireMuseumMD.org/train-garden

Ladew Topiary Gardens

Ladew Gardens will celebrate Christmas in seasonal resplendence as local floral designers and garden clubs decorate the rooms of the circa 1747 Manor House, adorning the walls, tabletops and fireplace mantels in festive holiday splendor. Visitors are also invited to shop at Ladew’s Greens Sale. LadewGardens.com

Hampton National History Site

Experience more than 150 years of holiday traditions at Hampton National Historic Site. Tour the decorated mansion by candlelight, enjoy period crafts, storytelling, live music and more. 535 Hampton Lane, Towson. NPS.gov/hamp/index.htm

EVENT DATE : December 8, 10:00AM
Towson Town Center

Attend Towson Town Center's Third Annual Local Makers Event, featuring local artisans and handmade goods found only in Maryland. On level 3 at the Center Rotunda in the Towson Town Center, 825 Dulaney Valley Road from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. TowsonTownCenter.com

EVENT DATE : December 8, 10:00AM
Green Spring Station

This holiday marketplace extravaganza features more than 20 holiday craft vendors and artisans, along with special pop-up shops. Shoppers can mingle with local artists,  purchase one-of-a-kind holiday gifts and experience DIY events such as a Holiday Wreath Workshop by Flowers and Fancies, Custom Aromatherapy by Deep Leaf Organics and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. GreenSpringStation.com

EVENT DATE : December 9, 4:00PM
St. Joseph Parish

The all-male vocal ensemble QUORUS presents music of Advent and Christmas. QUORUS is currently in residence at St. Joseph Parish and will be joined in concert by St. Joseph music ministers. Concert begins at 4 p.m. at 100 Church Lane, Cockeysville. SJPMD.org

EVENT DATE : December 13, 6:30PM
Towson Library

Music, poetry and spoken word are all welcome. Sign-up for performers starts at 6:30 p.m., first come, first served. Performers get two pieces or 10 minutes, whichever is shorter. PA and microphones provided. No amps or drum kits. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 320 York Road. epalmisano@bcpl.net

EVENT DATE : 14-16
Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

The talents of Troupe Vertigo come to the concert hall as acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, strongmen and high-flying aerialists join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for this spectacular holiday-themed show. BSOMusic.org  

EVENT DATE : December 15, 11:00AM
Goucher Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College

Baltimore Choral Arts brings holiday cheer to the entire family, as the ever-popular Pepito the Clown tells a brand-new holiday story. Santa promises to join this festive adventure! The show begins at 11 a.m. at 1021 Dulaney Valley Road. BaltimoreChoralArts.org/music  

EVENT DATE : December 18, 7:00PM
Towson Library

College-aged and adult members of the LGBTQ+ community are welcome to join for discussion and socializing. Snacks provided. From 7-8 p.m. at 320 York Road. epalmisano@bcpl.net